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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melinis longicauda (Mez) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 919 (1930).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis ambigua subsp. longicauda (Mez) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 138: 90 (1988).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Panicum longicaudum Mez, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 133 (1904).

Rhynchelythrum longicaudum (Mez) Chiov., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 26: 78 (1919).

Melinis ambigua subsp. longicauda (Mez) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 138: 90 (1988).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova